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Mar 23, 2013 11:30am PDT
to encouraging stewardship of the environment. land conservation. watershed protection. and eliminating harmful chemicals. additional fundg provided by the cole come foundation. the wallace genetic foundation. the carpenter foundation and the charles afruoff foundation. >> this week on to the contrary: first, single families and the decline of men. then, leaning in or falling behind? "behind the headlines," the history of women in defense. ♪ ♪ >> hello. i'm bonnie erbe. welcome to "to the contrary," a discussion of news and social trends from diverse perspectives. up first, are single families hurting men? new research shows the decades long decline in mens wages may be linked to the rise of single-parent families: the number of children living with two parents has declined by almost 20 percent during the past 40 years. the majority of single parent households are led by women. the struggles men face in the workforce may be both caused by and the effect of single parent house holds. men who don't make as much money or don't hold stable jobs are not attractive as partners
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Mar 24, 2013 10:00am PDT
on issues like the environment and the poor, things that have always been important to the church but maybe not emphasized, maybe that will appeal to some people. conservatives hope that his pastoral demeanor, his clear love of god, of jesus, that maybe that will be appealing and help bring catholics back to the church. >> kim lawton, many thanks. >>> in other news, during his first trip to israel as president, barack obama this week issued a strong call for peace in the region. the president repeatedly pledged his support for israel's security but he also said israel will thrive only when there is an independent palestine. so far, there's been little recent progress on peace talks between the two sides. also this week, obama visited israel's holocaust memorial yad vashem. and he toured the ancient church of the nativity in bethlehem, the traditional birthplace of jesus. >>> meanwhile, in washington, as debates over the federal budget continued, religious leaders gathered outside the capitol to once again demand a budget they described as moral and fair. the group brought along fi
PBS
Mar 19, 2013 4:30pm PDT
about the u.s. economy and the business environment that you'll be adding jobs this year? >> we, without 35 billion dollar investment program across the world, in in five years, over 35 billion, that's adding jobs in the world. >> how about the u.s.? >> we have invested about $10 billion in the unid states. and i think, you know, there's a lot of puts and takes. there's some jobs that are not there that used to be there and there's some more jobs in the sale and front end of our system that are here now that weren't there a few years ago. >> coca-cola is big in europe. and now with these new concerns about the eurozone's economy, and the financial system what impact is this going to have on coca-cola's operations? >> yes, europe is challenged. yes, the consumer confidence is very mixed in europe. yes the entrepreneurial spirit is down in europe. yes investment is down in europe. unemployment is high. but let's not forget europe is a very rich continent. there is fre amounts of disposable income in europe, and therefore the bright side is you're in one of the most richest geographies in t
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Mar 24, 2013 9:00am PDT
and vig gore russ. comes from a rural environment, carpenter. therefore, he has all of the neurological and other apparatus of a perfectly healthy male in the presence of extremely sensous woman who is seeking his support. admires him greatly because of his reputation. you don't think there are grounds for thinking this pass beyond a platonic relationship. >> there are certainly grounds for thinking that. let me offer you two cautions. one is if they are going to be a sustained relationship, the teaching of the jewish religion has an institution for na, and that is marriage. because jesus as a result of the pressures on him was constantly traveling, he could not uphold the jewish law at that time which held you had to provide a woman with a household near her original family. you couldn't, for example, take a woman from galilee to judea or judea to galilee. from the town to the country side or vice versa. that is one reason for caution. >> give me the second one. 13 years old was the average age according to the jewish religion a woman becomes betrothed and that young lady
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Mar 25, 2013 5:30pm PDT
are going to recruit, take on new employees in the next six months. the small business environment, they created an awful lot of jobs-- not the whole solution, but a big contributor. >> suarez: maureen smith has seen the hard times making people creative. >> i just think people are trying new things. i know a lot of people in their 30s who can find no work for what they went to college for. now they're looking at opening businesses in other things, not what they're trained in. >> we're transporting you back in time. >> suarez: smith took a chance. she had a long career doing hair for movie and tv productions. between shoots, she was hairdressing in a market stall, and figured it was time to move indoors. she took over a lease from a closing business, recruited a bunch of friends with their own small businesses, and far from the university has created her own small business incubator. customers get their hair and makeup done, buy vintage clothes and vintage deÉcor, from five other vendors in her little shop, who help her cover the rent. she's a good news story, she says, following
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Mar 22, 2013 5:30pm PDT
classrooms that directly impact the learning environment for a student. so wee cognizant of that. and again, we're frusttedhat folks that were running the school system previously didn't address this, and we're here today, and we're going to address it today. we think there's an urgency about this to get this work done, do it well, and make sure that the best interest of the student is always at heart, which it is. >> brown: timely does, this mean loss of jobs, teachers' jobs, administrative jobs, and do you think this is it? is there more to come? >> there potentially could be a loss of jobs. in the last teacher crooct there was a negotiated system of how these teachers would reapply for position. obviously, the student aren't going away, they're just being consolidated in one school billion. so we still need the high-quality teachers. we will save on custodial services that have fewer of those needs in one building versus two or three. yeah, we look forward to this being it. and thus making a big effort this year, making huge strides in getting a current right-size system and then for the
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Mar 20, 2013 5:30pm PDT
advertiser driven. it's not producing $100 million, $50 million shows. but it is seeding the environment with lots of little investments and over time, some of those can be subscriber services as well. you cod imagine autu wre some youtube channels are behind the subscription wall and they're going to be in the same business as netflix, trying to convince you it's worth paying a few dollars a month to watch their programming. >> sreenivasan: so, lisa, let's talk about the economics on that youtube platform. are the madison avenue advertisers convinced? do you have a predictable, steady revenue stream? >> i started on youtube in 2005 before it was even monetized, so it's come such a long way. in 2007, i think, we became a partner and started monetizing andhe c.p.m.s keep rising and i think that's the future, hopefully, is the ad dollars will move over to online and i think you're already starting to see that. and i think it's-- it's starring to become more and more predictable. i think i think we have a little ways to go before it's completely predictable, but we're getting there, and you
PBS
Mar 22, 2013 4:30pm PDT
maturing earnings cycle. also in this environment the u.s. economy is growing more like 2% and a lot less like 4 in that environment pricing is going to be challenged and the top line sales is not going to be universal for all firms. it will be balance sheet by balance sheet and case by case. security collection becomes far more important. >> i was going to say as you point out the profit growth picture has been pretty good but we are getting at the mature point in that cycle and the forecast is about 1% or 2% overall growth. there are always ways to make more money than the index tracking would lead you to believe. where do you think the pockets of possible better than average profits would be? >> so we do like equities. when you compare that to fixed income certainly in government space so we like equities and we like global equities. it will have to be a multi asset strategy which is kind of all of the above. looking at commodities and debt and equities and looking in companies in europe. there are good companies with strong balance sheets in europe, as well. looking into russia,
PBS
Mar 25, 2013 9:00pm PDT
. capitalism is predicated on unlimited growth, but we live in a finite environment and we seem to have a dysfunctiol democracy unable to rolve that contradiction. how do you see climate change and our diminishing natural resources such as fossil fuels and water impacting this crisis in capitalism? >> capitalism is a system geared up to doing three things on the part of business: get more profits, grow your company and get a larger market share. those are the driving bottom line issues. corporations are successful or not if they succeed in getting these objectives met. that's what their boards of directors are chosen to do, that's what their shareholders expect. that's the way the system works. if along the way they have to sacrifice either the well-being of their workers or the well-being of the planet or the environmental conditions, they may feel very bad about it, and i know plenty of them who do. but they have no choice. and they will explain if they're honest that that's the way this system works. so we have despoiled our environment in a classic way. that's why we have huge cleanup
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Mar 19, 2013 5:30pm PDT
insist they meet certain obligations and i think we're going to have to reassess. the environment has changed. if there's still time far two-state solution we're on the last leg. >> warner: why the last leg? >> israelis and arabs no longer believe in the two-state solution. >> warner: during our recent trip in january, we found many palestinians who've lost belief in the peace process. nasser hantuni owns birds of peace, a pet shop just inside the west bank. he works in site of the security wall israel erected during second palestinian intifada, or uprising, in the early 2000s. >> ( translated ): we feel very frustrated. for the past 20 to 22 years we've had hope in negotiations and yet there are no concrete results on the ground and still we haven't reached peace. all we sue is more settlements, the wall, checkpoints, closures and constraints over the palestinians. 90% of us have lost hope of reaching a peaceful solution with the israelis. >> warner: do you think that there's a possibili that if nothing happens on the peace front more violence will break out? >> it could be, yes. it
PBS
Mar 26, 2013 4:30pm PDT
years might be something like 3% a yrhich isn't bad ithe current environment. that's way better than your ten-year treasury. >> we'll leave that for another conversation, but thank you so much. robert shiller, co-founder of the case shiller index and also economics professor at yale university. >> today's case shiller house price confirms why americans are once again bullish on real estate. according to the latest cnbc all-america survey, 33% believe their home prices will rise during the next year? that's up from 9% from november and it is the highest that number's been since december of 2007. 54% think home values will stay the same. only 13% think they will decrease. and while stocks and real estate look promising, gold is the preferred choice of american investors. 35% say they believe gold is their best investment. 27% of the respondents named real estate and 21% like stocks the most. >> so while most americans prefer gold, that investment hasn't paid off recently and jackie deangeles takes a look at why the precious metals is oking tarnished. many instors e wdering if the gold
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